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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #50 on: June 28, 2019, 04:42:53 PM »
I'm not being judgemental, I'm just stating a fact. I really wouldn't. I wish Steve well and hope he enjoys the show. I wouldn't pretend to tell him or anyone else how to spend their money. I saw Elton many years ago and it was a good show, in the late 80's. I've liked a lot of his music mostly the early stuff but, I would not walk across the street to see him today. I especially wouldn't at those prices. IIRC, I paid less than 20 bucks to see Elton John. I do remember the day I heard a ticket to see Michael Jackson was 100 dollars. I thought then the world had gone insane.

Holy cheap besterd Batman!  :P MJ for 100 bucks and he turned it down!!!

Before the digital age, JT and Trower were a major dig for me/us. As close to the stage as possible. It really was all about trying to snap some guitar licks and riffs to see how they do certain progressions. Back in those days, it's really all you have to go by during the learning days. Now of course, youtube, tab sites, programs, etc...is everywhere. Learning any instrument now is almost elementary.

Back to pre-recorded tracks, one performer we follow and enjoy is Jesse Cook. No track riding on this guy. Last we saw him was at Saban in Beverly Hills (yup. freebie). They always carry a segment in their set where they actually walk down to the audience and play, quasi-acapella. JC was 3 people away from wifey and she was just mesmerized. He's definitely tops in our current list right now.

The only other guy I know who did the same type of act was Chris Isaak when he played at Fred Kavli.  He did the Elvis #Falling In Love.

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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #51 on: June 28, 2019, 08:19:15 PM »
Went back to last year and reviewed the pictures.....
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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #52 on: June 29, 2019, 07:15:39 AM »
Holy cheap besterd Batman!  :P MJ for 100 bucks and he turned it down!!!

Before the digital age, JT and Trower were a major dig for me/us. As close to the stage as possible. It really was all about trying to snap some guitar licks and riffs to see how they do certain progressions. Back in those days, it's really all you have to go by during the learning days. Now of course, youtube, tab sites, programs, etc...is everywhere. Learning any instrument now is almost elementary.

Back to pre-recorded tracks, one performer we follow and enjoy is Jesse Cook. No track riding on this guy. Last we saw him was at Saban in Beverly Hills (yup. freebie). They always carry a segment in their set where they actually walk down to the audience and play, quasi-acapella. JC was 3 people away from wifey and she was just mesmerized. He's definitely tops in our current list right now.

The only other guy I know who did the same type of act was Chris Isaak when he played at Fred Kavli.  He did the Elvis #Falling In Love.


Not only did I turn it down, I made fun of several of my friends for paying that price AND going to that show lol. That was the "Bad" tour IIRC. The white glove, Pepsi sponsor and the whole sha'bang. MJ was hardly my particular cuppa joe. It was in the Gator Bowl. I couldn't conceive 100 bucks (I really think it was $120) to see him especially in that venue that would hold about 100K people. I'm sure I'd never paid more than $25 for a ticket at that time and I had been to many concerts in the days of the 70's 80's and well into the 90's.

I must have seen 100+ artists of the day. I've always loved Trower sadly, never saw him live "bridge of sighs"

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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #53 on: July 11, 2019, 12:15:48 PM »
Well,

Trip to scandinavia is set.  I will meet T and our nephew at the end of July at Copenhagen airport.

Our itineray:

- Day 1:   Meet at the airport.  Spend night at hotel near airport.
- Day 2:   Get car rental, drive to Gothenburg, Sweden.  Maybe stop at Malmo.  Night in Gothenburg
- Day 3:   Day and night in Gothenburg.
- Day 4:   Drive 8 hrs to Kjeragbolten, Norway.  Bypass Oslo.  Spend night at a nearby campground that has cabins.
- Day 5:   Seceninc drive to Tyssedal.  Spend night at a guesthouse. 
- Day 6:   Hike Trolltunga.  Drive to Bergen.  Spend 4 nights there.
- Day 7-9: Bergen.  Perhaps day trips to nearby areas, including Vøringfossen.
- Day 10:  Drive to Gudvangen.  Take cruise on Naeroyfjord and Aurlandsfjord.  Drive to Slinde to spend the night.
- Day 11:  Drive to Geiranger.  Spend 2 nights at a tent/yurt in nearby Valldalen.
- Day 12:  Day in Valldalen/Geiranger area.  Maybe go rafting?
- Day 13:  Drive to Alesund, see the town.  Drive to Bruhagen area to spend 2 nights.
- Day 14:  Hike at nearby Trollkirka.  Drive across Storseisundet Bridge on Atlantic Road.  Perhaps take a viking boat to Haholmen Havstuer.
- Day 15:  Drive to Oslo, via inland route.  Stop to see Trollveggen.  Spend night in Oslo.
- Day 16:  See the Scream painting at Munch museum in Oslo.  Look around the city.  Take Stena Line overnight ferry from Oslo to Frederikshavn, Denmark.
- Day 17:  Drive across Denmark to Copenhagen.  Return rental car.  Spend 3 nights in Copenhagen.
- Days 18-20:  Copenhagen.  Fly back on Day 20.


It took a month to plan the above.  The first week we set tentative dates and I booked several places, with only 3 days left unplanned.  Then a week later T decided to get serious and researched for the trip, and rearranged everything.  The initial plan was to go clockwise around Norway, first goint to Stavanger, then Tyssedal, then Bergen.  She changed it to counter-clockwise: Oslo, then Otta, Kristansund, Alesund, Geiranger, etc.  She said the clockwise route was stupid - everyone was recommending counter-clockwise.  I replied, "f* convention, let's got clockwise."  She laughed.  She used that phrase more or less on me about getting in line first to board a plane on a previous trip - she liked to sit on a nice comfy chair and wait until the boarding line dwindled.  I asked, "But what about our carry-on?  There will be no room."  She responded, "Let the airline worry about that - it's their job to find luggage space."

I was able to convince her to keep the original route, more or less, and she shortened our stay in Bergen from 8 days to 4 and added several intermediate stops.

I am requested to bring some comic books.  Also, a strong flashlight for the troll caves, her hiking boots that she left here, and binoculars.  The comic books are for our nephew, who thinks they will help him to read and learn more english. 

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Re: Importing a woman and lots of baggage
« Reply #54 on: July 11, 2019, 12:43:33 PM »
It is stupid.  Like some other posts here.

This post was doomed from the start by the choice of subject line. "Importing a woman and lots of baggage".

You are being to harsh on this man.
Sometimes there is the urge to be humorous in various situations.
And sometimes it doesn't sit well with the audience.
But that is more of a reflection on the audience than the poster.

Lighten up !!!
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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #55 on: July 29, 2019, 03:43:57 AM »
What is going on?  Why was the above post from ML moved from the original Topic and placed here?  It has no bearing on the ongoing relationship between T and me.

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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #56 on: July 29, 2019, 03:58:23 AM »
Anyway, back on topic...

In two days I am flying out to reunite with T.  I will arrive in Copenhagen via Iceland Air in the morning and have a full day before T and her nephew arrives. 

T and her nephew are taking an overnight train to Kyiv today.  Right now she is at a spa getting a facial and manicure.  Now that I think about it, every time we meet  T has gotten some type of beauty treatment done in preparation.   :D

Do your wives do this as well?  Not necessarily when getting together after being apart, but regular beauty treatments even after marriage?

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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #57 on: July 29, 2019, 04:09:43 AM »
Anyway, back on topic...

In two days I am flying out to reunite with T.  I will arrive in Copenhagen via Iceland Air in the morning and have a full day before T and her nephew arrives. 

T and her nephew are taking an overnight train to Kyiv today.  Right now she is at a spa getting a facial and manicure.  Now that I think about it, every time we meet  T has gotten some type of beauty treatment done in preparation.   :D

Do your wives do this as well?  Not necessarily when getting together after being apart, but regular beauty treatments even after marriage?

))

Steve, why do you think getting married means an FSU lady stops caring about her appearance?!

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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #58 on: July 29, 2019, 09:07:10 AM »

Do your wives do this as well?  Not necessarily when getting together after being apart, but regular beauty treatments even after marriage?


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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #59 on: July 29, 2019, 09:32:35 AM »
Anyway, back on topic...

In two days I am flying out to reunite with T.  I will arrive in Copenhagen via Iceland Air in the morning and have a full day before T and her nephew arrives. 

T and her nephew are taking an overnight train to Kyiv today.  Right now she is at a spa getting a facial and manicure.  Now that I think about it, every time we meet  T has gotten some type of beauty treatment done in preparation.   :D

Do your wives do this as well?  Not necessarily when getting together after being apart, but regular beauty treatments even after marriage?

My wife, past girlfriends and AFAIK, generally most women anywhere period. Beauty salon, products etc...are a multi-billion dollar business worldwide. Hell, walk into a regular shopping mall and the shops are literally 10:1 in ratio geared for women v men.
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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #60 on: July 29, 2019, 11:03:21 AM »
Not all of us have adopted Shopping Mall culture and I find that a pleasant alternative in E.European and rural UK/ IRL / Cyprus existence...
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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #61 on: July 29, 2019, 11:12:11 AM »
Congrats on the nuptials Steve. 


Your Kiss video brought back some fun memories.  As a youngster I was able to see Motley Crue,Van Halen, Rush, Dokken, Tesla, Def Leppard, Tom Petty, Jimmy Buffet (always a favorite), Kiss, a lot of other glam rockers like Poison/Guns&Roses.   
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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #62 on: July 30, 2019, 01:54:16 AM »
Thank you Live.

Last night T made me send her a list of our reservations.  She wanted the confirmation codes as well, which made me go through all my emails from the various bookings.  I discovered I booked two places for Aug 04 and no place for Aug 03.  Fortunately, I was able to contact the campground in Suleskard and change the reservation for a cabin to Aug 03.

At first I thought T had me on busy work. I already had the bookings marked on the calendar.  I am very glad she made me do it.!)

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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #63 on: July 30, 2019, 10:12:46 AM »
Thank you Live.

Last night T made me send her a list of our reservations.  She wanted the confirmation codes as well, which made me go through all my emails from the various bookings.  I discovered I booked two places for Aug 04 and no place for Aug 03.  Fortunately, I was able to contact the campground in Suleskard and change the reservation for a cabin to Aug 03.

At first I thought T had me on busy work. I already had the bookings marked on the calendar.  I am very glad she made me do it.!)


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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #64 on: August 28, 2019, 07:09:23 AM »
Hi guys, I am back from Norway and Copenhagen (and a bit of Sweden).

It was a fantastic trip.  We really enjoyed our time in Norway.  Beautiful scenery, friendly people and pretty good food.  One thing I didn't expect was all the tunnels.  It started with a 7 km tunnel that went under the sea in Drobak.  When we planned the drive I thought it was a ferry route, then T said it was a bridge.  Found out when we stopped at a COOP supermarket just before crossing into Norway that it was a tunnel.

The longest tunnel we took was 14 km through the mountain from Gudvanger to Flam (which was followed by a second tunnel of 7 km).  That was very unnerving- about 1/2 of it was unpaved and under construction, which filled the tunnel with dust and reduced visibility drastically.

The coolest tunnels were the two that was in either side of the bridge across Hardanderfjord near the town of Eidfjord.  Both tunnels were huge, with a traffic roundabout inside each.

Two places stood out for T.  One was a cabin we rented on Airbnb near the Atlantic coast road.  It was a small dacha, in essence, but she loved the design and decoration.  There were hand painted wood vallances with scenes of giant women, dwarfs and trolls.  There were other similar painted woodwork throughout the place.

The second place was Copenhagen.  T really liked the architecture and lifestyle there.  She considers it second behind Athens as her favorite places to live.  I was impressed with the metro there.  We stayed at an apartment in a new development area near Vestamanger metro station, which also seemed newly built.   The station was the last stop of the M1 line, with a train every 5 minutes.  Copenhagen city center was only about 15 minutes ride.  The trains were new, designed more like the newer airport trams like the ones in Heathrow or Munich.  They had limited seats and more space dedicated to standing or bringing a bicycle or stroller.

Oh, and there were tons of bicycles.  Every metro station had dedicated bicycle parking racks filled with bikes.  Our apartment building had a courtyard filled with bicycle stands filled with, er, bicycles.




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Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #65 on: August 28, 2019, 10:06:41 AM »
Do your wives do this as well?  Not necessarily when getting together after being apart, but regular beauty treatments even after marriage?

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Re: Newly Joining the Married Club: Steve and T
« Reply #66 on: August 28, 2019, 02:59:12 PM »
T had her hair colored and styled a day before the trip.  She went to a relatively high end place in Kyiv and spent about $130.  She colored it orange-blonde to "fit in with the Danes", but we rarely saw any red/oranged haired people (gingers?)

I think we would have had better luck in Scotland?  Anyway, by the 3rd week her hair was more orange than blonde and she fitted in by becoming a troll.   No, really.  During the trip she searched for a troll souvenir - keychain, statue, magnet, whatever - and couldn't find any she liked.  On the Stena line ferry back to Denmark, I took a 360 photo from the top deck of the ship as it steamed away from Oslo.  T stood next to me making funny faces for the photo, but because of the way it stitches frames together for the panoramic shot, her face ended up distorted.  Troll.


 

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